Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest.
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Last Update: 845 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021

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11NM S Santa Barbara CA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SATURDAY...
Synopsis: PZZ600-081015- 845 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 00Z, or 5 PM PDT, a 1031 MB high pressure center was located about 550 NM west of Eureka CA and a 1005 MB low pressure center was located over central Nevada. $$

Tonight
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds.
Sat
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds in the afternoon.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog.
Sun
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog.
Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog.
Mon
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Mon Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
Tue
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog.
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Last Update: 845 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021
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